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What is a Chickenhawk?

What is a chickenhawk, you ask? Chickenhawk: chick·en·hawk. n. “A person who strongly supports war or other military action, yet actively avoided military service when of age.” Chickenhawks are those individuals, particularly in politics, who strongly support or advocate for war and increased military intervention even though they avoided participating in the military when they were of […]

Ron Paul: Ideas, Liberty, and Rebuilding Civilization

  “We must change our foreign policy from one of intervention and confrontation to cooperation and diplomacy.” ~ Ron Paul

Ron Paul: Debunking Neoconservatism

“The neoconservative belief that war is patriotic, beneficial, manly, and necessary for human progress must be debunked.” ~ Ron Paul [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0kkteupFng[/youtube]

Ron Paul: Government and Health Care

“When we give government the power to make medical decisions for us, we, in essence, accept that the state owns our bodies.” ~ Ron Paul

Ron Paul: True Competition is Needed in Healthcare

“True competition in the delivery of medical care is what is needed, not more government meddling.” ~ Ron Paul [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foXQbmZxWYY[/youtube]

Ron Paul: Cooperation and Diplomacy in Foreign Policy

“We must change our foreign policy from one of interventionism and confrontation to cooperation and diplomacy.” ~ Ron Paul [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtVmis-2ugM[/youtube]

The Assassination of an American Teenager

Where do we draw the line? When do we stand up and say enough is enough? When will we see the world through the eyes of those whose lands we forcefully manipulate, invade, and occupy? On October 14, 2011, Abdulrahman Al-awlaki was killed by U.S. airstrikes in Yemen. Al-awlaki was a 16 year old American […]

Foreclosure Misery: Government’s Intervention in Housing

Today it was announced that banks foreclosed on 288,345 houses in the past three months, the highest amount of foreclosures in any three-month period since 2006. It’s estimated that 1.2 million homes overall will be foreclosed in 2010. Well, gee, looks like government bailouts of the financial industry have paid off! Despite hundreds of billions […]

Profits Are Not the Problem

In recent years profits have gotten a bad name from many people and politicians. Profits are said to take advantage of others, encourage greed, among a variety of other allegations. These concerns can be legitimate but often miss a crucial point. Profit represents the reward for taking a risk. You wouldn’t start a business if […]

Blocking the Power of the Free Market

It now appears that General Motors might accept bankruptcy as a solution, after all. New CEO Fritz Henderson says, “If it’s required, that’s what we’ll do.” Oh, great. After giving GM and Chrysler $17.4 billion in taxpayer dollars with a likely promise of more, this is an unexpected and somewhat pleasing turn of events. GM […]